Monday 14 August 1922
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Warren G. Harding (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frédéric Rossif and Claude Mettra.
Blood and Sand, directed by Fred Niblo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922
while Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 August 1922 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Frédéric Rossif
- Claude Mettra: French writer, an author of works in the fields of history, art and philosophy and programme producer at France Culture.
- Leslie Marr: English race car driver.
- Alfred CW Harmsworth: 1st viscount Northcliffe / newspaper magnate.
- 1st old time musicians broadcasted on radio (Jenkins-WSB Atlanta)
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1922 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- John McCormack - Somewhere
- Romany Love - Ben Selvin & His Orchestra
- I Love Her-She Loves Me (I'm Her He-She's My She) - Eddie Cantor
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